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face

 [fās]
1. the anterior, or ventral, aspect of the head from the forehead to the chin, inclusive.
2. any presenting aspect or surface. adj., adj fa´cial.
face lift popular name for rhytidectomy.
moon face the peculiar rounded face seen in various conditions, such as in Cushing's syndrome, or after administration of adrenal corticoids.

face

(fās), [TA]
1. The front portion of the head; the visage, including eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin; excludes ears. Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA]
2. Synonym(s): surface

face

(fās)
n.
1. The surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead to the base of the chin and from ear to ear.
2. A contorted facial expression.
3. Facies.
(1) The frontal portion of the head, which includes the mouth, nose, eyes, forehead, cheeks, and chin
(2) The exposed surface of a structure

face

Facies Medtalk
1. The frontal portion of the head, which includes mouth, nose, eyes, forehead, cheeks, chin.
2. The exposed surface of a structure. See Battered prize fighter face, Bird face, Chipmunk face, Cow face, Dishface face, Dogface face, Doll face, Elfin face, Fat face, Flat face, Fish face, Frog face, Gargoyle face, Hatchet face, Heart-shaped face, Hippocratic face, Mask-like face, Mitral face, Monkey face, Moon face, Orphan Annie face, Peter Pan face, Porcelain doll face, Sagging face, Shrewmouse face, Triangular face.

face

(fās)
1. The front portion of the head; the visage including the eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin, but not the ears.
Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA] .
2. Synonym(s): surface.

face

(fās) [Fr. face fr. L. facies, form, figure, face]
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MUSCLES OF FACE AND SCALP
1. The front part of the head from the forehead to the chin, extending laterally to but not including the ears. See: illustration

Anatomy

There are 14 bones in the face. The blood supply is bilateral from the facial, maxillary, and superficial temporal branches of the external carotid artery and the ophthalmic branch of the internal carotid artery. The veins include the external and internal jugular veins.

2. The visage or countenance.

moon face

A full, round face seen in Cushing's syndrome or, more often, as a side effect of corticosteroid therapy.

face

(fās)
1. [TA] Surface between two lateral surfaces that converge to form a cutting edge; portion of dental instrument working-end opposite its back. On sickle scales and curettes, face is bounded by cutting edges.
2. Front portion of head; visage, including eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin; excludes ears.
Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA] .
3. Synonym(s): surface.

Patient discussion about face

Q. Can scabies be on the face? About a week ago, several bumps, red and itchy, appeared on my face. I have had scabies on other parts of my body and although it feels quite similar, it doesn’t really look the same. Can it be scabies? Is it other thing?

A. If you indeed have scabies on your face, it may come from two sources: either from your scalp, where it hides when you treat the rest of your body, or your pillow. First you should be sure it's scabies (have you seen a doctor?) If it's scabies, try to wash all your pillows and change them, and then treat your face.

Q. Is there any way you can lose weight on your face? I am a male and I got chubby cheeks like girls and I don’t like it...is there any way you can lose weight on your face?

A. Hi Christopher, I’m not sure if there is, but you should like your face just the way it is, try some make-up and see how it goes, or rub your cheeks in a circular motion with your hands for about 45 seconds a day. Chubby cheeks can also come from liver problems, water retention from a high salt diet, excessive toxic buildup in the body, and of course poor choices in diet. Try exercise, facial massages, ice packs can help, or natural diuretic herbs like dandilion root extract.

Q. how i can have afat face? after loosing weight my face has lost weight and is thin how can i treat it?

A. You want to make your face look fuller? Except for the obvious (although not the most recommended...) way to gain wait, you can use make-up,

You can try to draw attention to the center of your face: use some blush on your chick's apples, a little on your chin and add a little touch to the end of your nose. It'll shorten your face.

You can also see the tips in this movie (http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14409_lips-full-makeup.htm there are other movies in this site).

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References in classic literature ?
The black veil, though it covers only our pastor's face, throws its influence over his whole person, and makes him ghostlike from head to foot.
As he stooped, the veil hung straight down from his forehead, so that, if her eyelids had not been closed forever, the dead maiden might have seen his face. Could Mr.
Beth kept her face hidden on her mother's shoulder, but Amy stood like a graceful statue, with a most becoming ray of sunshine touching her white forehead and the flower in her hair.
No one said anything, till Laurie, who insisted on serving the bride, appeared before her, with a loaded salver in his hand and a puzzled expression on his face.
Gathergold had turned out to be the prophetic personage so long and vainly looked for, and that his visage was the perfect and undeniable similitude of the Great Stone Face. People were the more ready to believe that this must needs be the fact, when they beheld the splendid edifice that rose, as if by enchantment, on the site of his father's old weather-beaten farmhouse.
Gathergold, with his vast wealth, might transform himself into an angel of beneficence, and assume a control over human affairs as wide and benignant as the smile of the Great Stone Face. Full of faith and hope, Ernest doubted not that what the people said was true, and that now he was to behold the living likeness of those wondrous features on the mountainside.
I suppose I was an odd little figure; I have been told that my anxiety to brighten her gave my face a strained look and put a tremor into the joke (I would stand on my head in the bed, my feet against the wall, and then cry excitedly, 'Are you laughing, mother?') - and perhaps what made her laugh was something I was unconscious of, but she did laugh suddenly now and then, whereupon I screamed exultantly to that dear sister, who was ever in waiting, to come and see the sight, but by the time she came the soft face was wet again.
Her face beamed and rippled with mirth as before, and her laugh that I had tried so hard to force came running home again.
"Keep a civil tongue in your head," cried the young man, his face paling in anger, at the insulting tone of the sailor.
"What's to be done, Miss Porter?" continued the young man, his face clouded by a frown of worry and indecision.
As she debated the wisdom of risking disturbing the child's slumber by lifting the blanket that now protected its face from the sun, she noted that the cook conversed with the chief in the language of the Negro.
But the expression of her face, scared and gloomy, did not now promise even deception.